7 Fun Activities in Bangkok that Takes Two Hours
“I’m only going to be in Bangkok for 18 hours. What are some short activities you recommend?”
It is completely possible to have fun in Thailand’s capital even if you only have a day to spend in the city. Make the most of a short visit to Bangkok by checking out one of the fun activities and locations below. Each should take no more than two hours:
Head to Siam Square to experience all of Bangkok’s diversity in a single place. Here you can shop, dine, drink, and explore one of the centers of modern life in Thailand. It is an impressive and endlessly innovative place.
Shop in Chinatown
Chinatown is a great place to spend a day shopping in Bangkok. Here you will find a great array of goods and foods, so a visit here gives you the chance to experience some traditional cuisine and pick up some crafts or other souvenirs.
Also known as the Temple of the Dawn, the Wat Arun is a famous temple that is known for both its spiritual significance and its beautiful architecture. It is intricately decorated and features many gorgeous details. Wat Arun is also historically significant, as it marks the beginning of the Rattanakosin era.
Soi Rambuttri lets you see a little of old Bangkok, the city that existed here before modern infrastructure and skyscrapers took over. There are still paved streets but this soi has traditional style shops, nice trees, and plenty of local products and food.
Partying in RCA
RCA is one of the most popular destination for partying in Bangkok. It has a friendly, youthful vibe. Once the sun sets, be prepared to explore the numerous nightlife venues found here, enjoy the music, and have some great cocktails.
The Chao Phraya River has long been the center of life in Bangkok. Take a wonderful dinner cruise under the stars to dine on excellent cuisine while floating downriver on a yacht or a classic wooden boat. It is a beautiful way to see the city, especially its diverse skyline.
Grand Palace and Wat Pra Kaew Old City
The Grand Palace dates back to the late 1700s and was once the residence of not only the king but other members of the royal court. Visitors to this one-time government center appreciate its gorgeous construction, beautiful art, and loely gardens. Wat Pra Kaew is home to the famous Emeral Buddha statue.
Posted on Gods of Thailand May 10, 2015 in Bangkok